The referees got the call wrong, but at least the league office handled the aftermath right.
Damian Lillard was understandably hot after the referees missed a clear goaltend by Rudy Gobert on a layup that would have tied that Friday night game in the final seconds. A team security official held him back from going to yell at the officials postgame, then later Lillard vented on social media.
Often the league will fine a player or coach for an outburst like this - even when they are in the right - but this time the league is letting it slide, reports Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports.
That's the right decision by the league.
Now the NBA needs to set up a way for the officials in the replay center to notify officials on the court of an obvious, game-changing missed call. If the goal is to get the calls right, then get them all right.